9 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

9 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do your shopping at Paciotti Salumeria and Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store. Colosseum and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, stop by Biciclettaro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip builder.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Rome reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, look for gifts at Citta del Sole Firenze, look for gifts at Massimo Ravinale, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally stop by Janniderma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Pegna, stop by Goccia Shoes, stop by Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique, thenlook for gifts at Leonardo Shoes, and finally look for gifts at Wilma Firenze.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence travel planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Goccia Shoes ©
Goccia Shoes

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 25th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thenexplore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally stop by I Tre Mercanti. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally stop by Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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